Enrich lives through community-based initiatives focused on empowerment and education.
Aswa Community Development Initiative (ACDI) is a fully registered Community Based Organization (CBO) with the Gulu District Local Government Community Services Department and was established in 2011 by a group of volunteer youth. The current areas of operation are Awach and Palaro Sub-Counties Aswa county Gulu District. ACDI envisions a well empowered, educated , healthy, and developed community living in a well conserved environment. Primary aims of ACDI are improving the socio-economic conditions of women, youth, children, and the elderly. We place great emphasis on those living with HIV/AIDS, especially widows and orphaned children by working to ensure the enrichment of their rights and by fighting stigmatization and environmental annihilation. Our mission is to raise the standard of living through provision of formal knowledge to increase understanding, improve livelihoods and foster a change of attitudes to promote community development.
Our current goals include:
Ongoing projects include:
Specific project outcomes will be customized through communication with NGO partners. Past examples of global projects have included:
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|Length of commitment||Variable|
|Start time||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Level of collaboration||Variable|
|Who is eligible||All undergraduate students|
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